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No one we know is sorry to see the end of 2001. As we bid farewell to a year in which we saw both the best and worst of humanity, the opportunity to pause, reflect, and move forward into 2002 is something for which we can all be truly thankful.

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Offer your Prayers for a Better New Year

Compare notes with others. What are your resolutions for 2002?

Make 2002 resolutions stick! Join a Resolution Support Group to help you:
Stop Smoking
Exercise more
Spend less money
Spend more time
  with family
Manage your
  stress better
(Got another resolution? Start a new thread in our message boards and let us know where in the miniboard at right.)

rituals for the new year

Rituals to Bring Spiritual Vitality to 2002
How to start the new year cleansed, renewed, and focused on what matters. By Barbara Biziou

New Year's Rituals for Families
You don't have to stay up past midnight to celebrate a festive, meaningful New Year's with kids. By Meg Cox

resolutions

A New Year's Resolution for U.S. Muslims
American Muslims can make a difference in 2002 by reclaiming the real Islam. By Michael Wolfe

Ethical Resolutions
Yes, there are other ways to enrich your life
--beyond exercise and weight loss. By Joseph Telushkin

year overviews

The New Spiritual Landscape
David Gushee tracks the effects of 9/11 on American religious life

2001: A Religious Odyssey
Both before and after 9/11, religion dominated the headlines

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